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Last updated: 2019-12-09
Valid to: 2020-01-30
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
United States
Job description

We're creating an airline people love. It begins with each Alaska Airlines employee, bringing unique strengths and energy to our work in the air and on the ground. Every day, we go beyond what's expected and reach for the remarkable, together.


  • Carry out assigned work in an expeditious manner, exercising sound judgment in executing each work project
  • Accomplish all work in compliance with procedures and policies established in approved Alaska Airlines manuals
  • Exercise the authority of an Airman Certificate (Repairman or Airframe and/or Powerplant) in signing the corrective action in maintenance documents or aircraft maintenance log for airworthiness release or return to service, ensuring such is in accordance with Alaska Airlines policies and procedures
  • Act as cockpit coordinator, when assigned, to ensure safe operation of aircraft systems (e.g., flight controls, electrical, landing gear) from the flight deck
  • Ensure that a clean, safe, and orderly work area is maintained at all times
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Embody the Alaska Spirit and conducts oneself with Professionalism, Integrity, Resourcefulness, and Caring
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record required
  • Valid Airframe and Powerplant licenses are required
  • Two years college preferred
  • 4+ years experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of aircraft systems and an ability to troubleshoot and problem solve technical issues required
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration regulations and company procedures required
  • Flexible to work varied shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays required

The position pays per the AMFA union agreement. The current starting pay is $32.04 per hour. Shift differential pay is also available at $.60 additional per hour for second shift and $.75 additional per hour third shift.




Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.

Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines participate in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), where required.

Job ID 32991

Location San Francisco, CA

FLSA Status Nonexempt
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